Assistant Professor, Graphic Design Bowling Green State University

Assistant Professor, Graphic Design. Tenure Track. Competitive salary with full benefits. Minimum qualifications: MFA or MDes in Graphic Design or similar degrees (e.g., Experience Design, Visual Communication Design, Integrative Design), or PhD in related field of Visual Communication; one year of college-level teaching experience (beyond TA) in established professional BA/BFA graphic design program; record of creative/research work in one or more of the following: print and non-print design (interface, user experience, motion design), typography, design research, design thinking, branding, information design and design for social good; intermediate-to-advanced proficiency with web programming standards and software as demonstrated in professional and student work.

Preferred qualifications: Professional experience as graphic designer, ongoing professional practice, or demonstrated record of academic scholarship in graphic/communication design; expertise in Motion/Time-Based Design, AND one or more of the following areas: Information Design, New Media Design, Integrative Design, Design Thinking, Branding, Design Entrepreneurship, Human-Centered Design, Design Theory/Criticism, Service Design, and/or Social Impact Design as demonstrated in professional and student work; Theory/Criticism, Service Design, or Social Impact Design demonstrated through research/creative activities, teaching, or service; Evidence of community engagement through research/creative activities, teaching, or service. Duties include: Teach courses in one or more of the following areas: design thinking, integrative design, typography, interactive design, design history, time-based/motion design, system-based design and design for social impact; Maintain creative research and professional involvement; Participate in graphic design curriculum development, advising of graphic design majors, and educational and professional activities within the School, College and the University; Demonstrate commitment to social responsibility and advocacy as they relate to design and related areas.

Starting date: August 19, 2019

Application deadline: February 22, 2019

To apply, use to upload a formal letter of application, current curriculum vitae, statements of design and teaching philosophy, statement of commitment to diversity in higher education, names and contact information of three individuals who will provide current (dated within the past year) letters of reference, and official transcript showing highest degree earned. Also, use to upload 15–20 examples each of professional and student work and a description list. Only complete applications, which includes both sets of materials, will be considered. Inquiries should be directed to Jenn Stucker, Graphic Design Search Chair, at
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The BGSU School of Art and the Graphic Design Division: For over 75 years, the NASAD accredited School of Art has been nurturing a community of artists and scholars dedicated to fostering interdisciplinary discourse, action, collaboration, and creative practice that is historically and culturally informed and responsive to contemporary social, environmental, and ethical issues. With an enrollment of 522 undergraduates and 32 graduate students, the BGSU School of Art is the largest located within a public university in the state of Ohio. Our mission is to offer the highest quality educational programs in Graphic Design, Studio Art, Digital Art, Art Education and Art History.

The School offers a BFA in Graphic Design. Our dynamic and award-winning program is distinguished by a multi-faceted curriculum that merges design ideologies and research with appropriate aesthetic and communication methods through intensive critical analysis, exploration and experimentation. Students are taught and trained to be mindful professionals and socio-politically aware stewards for the profession and the world. Additional information about the School of Art and its Graphic Design division may be found at or